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009 – Tim McElreath – Food Network Kitchen

Today's episode of the podcast features, Tim McElreath, Director of Technology for Mobile and Emerging Technologies at Discovery. Discovery is the parent company of Food Network, and Tim's team is responsible for building applications like the recently revealed, Food Network Kitchen. If you recall, this application was something that Katherine Prescott and I talked about… Continue reading 009 – Tim McElreath – Food Network Kitchen

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008 – Scot & Susan Westwater – Pragmatic Voice Strategies

Today's podcast episode features Scot and Susan Westwater of Pragmatic Digital. Scot and Susan started their two-person digital consultancy at the end of 2017, combining their extensive experience wearing different hats within digital marketing firms and agencies. The motivation behind starting Pragmatic Digital was the realization that voice technology was following a similar trajectory of… Continue reading 008 – Scot & Susan Westwater – Pragmatic Voice Strategies

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Guest Appearance – Voicebot Podcast with Andy Bellavia and Bret Kinsella: Hearables + Voice

Last week, I joined Bret Kinsella and Andy Bellavia on the Voicebot podcast to talk about hearables and why they're suddenly emerging as such an important facet of voice technology. Our conversation touched on everything from how companies are improving battery life to facilitate longer usage, to which companies are best poised to succeed in… Continue reading Guest Appearance – Voicebot Podcast with Andy Bellavia and Bret Kinsella: Hearables + Voice

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007 – Hunter McKinley – Apps for an AirPods-Oriented World

Today's podcast features guest Hunter McKinley, CMO of YAC (Yelling Across Cubicles). This episode explores the future that YAC is helping to build, which is geared around two major developing trends: remote work and the rise of AirPods. Our conversation begins with Hunter describing a handful of the tools that YAC has built, starting with… Continue reading 007 – Hunter McKinley – Apps for an AirPods-Oriented World

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Podcast: Bradley Metrock – Project Voice (Future Ear Daily Update 12-5-19)

Today's episode of the Future Ear Podcast features Bradley Metrock, CEO of Score Publishing and the head of the VoiceFirst Event circuit. In January, Bradley and his team will be holding the capstone of their conference circuit, Project Voice, where more than 3,000 voice enthusiasts from 20 different countries will gather in Chattanooga, TN to… Continue reading Podcast: Bradley Metrock – Project Voice (Future Ear Daily Update 12-5-19)

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Podcast: Andy Bellavia – VoiceFirst Hearables Use Cases (Future Ear Daily Update 12-3-19)

Today's episode of the Future Ear Radio Podcast features Andy Bellavia of Knowles Corporation. This is the second half of our hearables discussion, and while part one was largely centered around how the stage has been set for the next decade with hearables, part two explores what types of use cases might emerge now that… Continue reading Podcast: Andy Bellavia – VoiceFirst Hearables Use Cases (Future Ear Daily Update 12-3-19)

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Podcast: Andy Bellavia – Hearables Ubiquity (Future Ear Daily Update 11-26-19)

For the next two episodes of the Future Ear podcast, I've brought Andy Bellavia of Knowles Corp on the show to have a nice long discussion about the state of hearables and where things are headed as we enter into the 2020's. This is a two-part episode, with the first episode being released today covering… Continue reading Podcast: Andy Bellavia – Hearables Ubiquity (Future Ear Daily Update 11-26-19)

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Podcast: Katherine Prescott – Multimodal Use Cases (Future Ear Daily Update 11-21-19)

Last post, I announced the launch of the Future Ear podcast, with the first episode featuring Katherine Prescott, founder and editor of Voicebrew. During our initial discussion, we spoke about the booming smart display market and how these multimodal smart speakers are setting the stage for a whole new host of use cases for our… Continue reading Podcast: Katherine Prescott – Multimodal Use Cases (Future Ear Daily Update 11-21-19)

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Podcast: Katherine Prescott – The Multimodal Growth Story (Future Ear Daily Update 11-20-19)

I'm very excited to announce the *official* launch of the Future Ear Radio podcast. I have been playing around with podcasting for a week now and published a few trial episodes, but now that I've gotten my bearings, I'm ready to officially take on podcasting. The Future Ear Radio podcast will be 15-20 minute discussions… Continue reading Podcast: Katherine Prescott – The Multimodal Growth Story (Future Ear Daily Update 11-20-19)

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Guest Appearance: Inside VOICE Podcast (Future Ear Daily Update 11-18-19)

I recently spoke with Keri Roberts, the host of the Voice Summit's podcast, Inside Voice, about the burgeoning, "Aural Attention Economy." I first began writing about this new facet of the, "Attention Economy," back in February when I wrote a two-part piece for Voicebot titled, "The Cambrian Explosion of Audio Content." Since that piece, it's… Continue reading Guest Appearance: Inside VOICE Podcast (Future Ear Daily Update 11-18-19)